FUNDACIÓN PARA EL AVANCE DE LA LIBERTAD

FUNDACIÓN PARA EL AVANCE DE LA LIBERTAD

Madrid, Spain

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The mission of Fundación para el Avance de la Libertad is to promote the advancement of individual human Liberty in all of its aspects and the success of the organizations and entities which further and defend it.

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PANDEMIC POPULISM AND AUTHORITARIANISM DISCUSSED AT #EUROPELF21

COVID-19-induced international travel restrictions compelled Atlas Network to host each of its four Regional Liberty Forums on an online platform in 2021—all back-to-back during the same week in June. The week’s Europe event (#EuropeLF21) commenced with an insightful conversation on the pandemic-related restrictions devastating...

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NOT YOUR GRANDFATHER’S ZOOM CONFERENCE: #LFFD20

The realities of the COVID-19 pandemic required Atlas Network to pivot to a suite of virtual Regional Liberty Forums in 2020, but nothing compared to the most-attended Atlas Network event of the year—the 2020 Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner online—which brought together think tank leaders, supporters, and academics from around th...

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ROXANA NICULA WINS THE 2020 THINK TANK SHARK TANK COMPETITION

Roxana Nicula of Fundación para el Avance de la Libertad (Fundalib) in Spain has been named the winner of the 2020 Think Tank Shark Tank Award! Spain has the highest self-employment tax in the European Union. This excessively high tax has contributed to a youth unemployment rate over 40 percent. Anyone who is self-employed must...

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2020 THINK TANK SHARK TANK FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Atlas Network is delighted to announce that Linda Kavuka of African Students for Liberty in Kenya, Greg Brooks of Better Cities Project in the United States, and Roxana Nicula of Fundación para el Avance de la Libertad (Fundalib) in Spain have been named finalists in the 2020 Think Tank Shark Tank competition. The winner, who wi...

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GEARING UP FOR A POST-COVID WORLD: DAY 2 OF EUROPE LIBERTY FORUM ONLINE!

On the second day of Atlas Network’s 2020 Europe Liberty Forum Online, a full complement of speakers looked to the post-pandemic challenges of nationalism, growing government control, and building an audience of liberty champions who can attract new interest in prosperity and freedom. The four panels were capped by a keynote pre...

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FUNDALIB WINS 2020 EUROPE LIBERTY AWARD

The Spanish think tank Fundación para el Avance de la Libertad (Fundalib) has won the 2020 Europe Liberty Award for Índice de Libertad Económica de las Ciudades Españolas (Index on the Economic Freedom of Spain’s Cities), which examines municipal data that impacts the economic freedom of cities throughout Spain and makes recomme...

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ECONOMIC FREEDOM INDEX REVEALS PATH TO PROSPERITY FOR SPAIN’S CITIES

Thirty-one cities in Spain have achieved “acceptable” scores in Economic Freedom, according to a new index by the Madrid-based Fundación para el Avance de la Libertad, also known as Fundalib (Foundation for the Advancement of Liberty). The Municipal Index of Economic Freedom for Spain’s Cities evaluates Spain’s major cities and...

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THE FEMALE EXILE SPOTLIGHTS THE BRUTALITY OF LIFE IN SOCIALIST VENEZUELA

“The struggle of a few is worth the future of all,” said Neomar Lander, shortly before he was shot to death by government soldiers on a Caracas corner. The unarmed 17-year-old was protesting against the repressive Maduro government, joining thousands who were calling for general elections and freedom for jailed opposition activi...

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IRELAND, ICELAND, SWITZERLAND TOP NEW WORLD INDEX ON VOTERS’ FREEDOM

The Foundation for the Advancement of Liberty (Fundación para el Avance de la Libertad, or Fundalib), an Atlas Network partner based in Madrid, Spain, has launched the first edition of its World Electoral Freedom Index (WEFI). In collaboration with Chile’s Universidad Autónoma, this study measures electoral freedom in 198 countr...

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PROMOTING LIBERTY IN SPAIN THROUGH GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM

Spain has long had excellent think tanks that specialize in the economic aspects of freedom, and carry out the crucial work of producing high-level academic, theoretical papers. In 2015, though, a group of Spanish libertarians were concerned about the need to develop a more engaging approach toward civil society — a task that we...

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